ARTICLE 22. VACANCIES
22.1 The Human Resource Department will post notices of job vacancies on the Saint Paul Public Schools Web site for at least five (5) working days before filling the vacancy so that qualified District employees who hold the title may apply for consideration.
22.1.1 Employees who as a result of the bumping/placement process have been placed in a position with different work hours or work weeks shall be selected by seniority order for positions within their job title which allow them to return to the work hours or work weeks held prior to bumping/placement.
22.1.2 Employees requesting to be transferred to a vacant position within their classification shall be given priority by seniority order for transfer as long as the Employer has no reasonable reservations about the employee’s ability to fill the vacancy prior to the hiring of an outside candidate
22.2 For the purpose of this Article, a vacancy need not be posted if it is to be filled by a current employee to avoid a layoff.
22.3 For the purpose of this Article, a vacancy need not be posted if it is to be filled through reinstatement of a laid-off District employee covered by this Agreement with recall rights to the vacancy.